The Latest News On The Coronavirus In The Technology Industry


The coronavirus outbreak has impacted nearly every aspect of the global economy, from supply chains to air travel to tourism. And the IT industry is feeling the effects as well, as companies have postponed, canceled or made conferences 100% virtual. Dell Technologies, HPE, Intel and AMD have all altered events in the last two weeks due to coronavirus concerns

Bookmark this page for the latest news and headlines on how the tech industry is dealing with the global coronavirus outbreak.

5 Things To Know About The Exabeam Coronavirus Cases At RSA Conference
From Exabeam’s new work from home rules to a GoFundMe pages for one of the coronavirus victims, here’s a look at the fallout from two Exabeam employees testing positive for COVID-19 after attending the RSA Conference.

Two Exabeam Employees At RSA Conference Now Have Coronavirus
‘If you came into contact with our staff, please be vigilant in monitoring yourself for symptoms and follow recommended guidelines to prevent possible infection,’ Exabeam wrote on Twitter.

Dell Employee Tests Positive For Coronavirus After Visiting HQ
Dell Technologies confirms to CRN that one of its employees has tested positive for the coronavirus and is asking some employees to work from home.

Intel Partner Connect Goes Digital In Face Of Coronavirus Outbreak
'The safety and well-being of our workforce and partners is our top priority, and Intel is looking at all events and engagements in the near term,' the semiconductor giant says of its decision to switch its annual partner conference for the Americas to a digital format.

Coronavirus: Rubrik, Zadara, Dell Cancel Live Events, VeeamON Still On
Channel partners planning to attend the events which were scheduled in May praised Rubrik and Dell Technologies for moving to virtual events and Zadara for canceling its event. Veeam, meanwhile, is still considering how to handle its VeeamON conference.

Nvidia Cancels GTC CEO Keynote Webcast Over Coronavirus Concerns
'The company believes that continuing public health uncertainties would challenge its ability to produce and deliver a digital keynote,' Nvidia says of its decision to cancel a planned live webcast of its CEO Jensen Huang delivering a keynote for the digital GPU Technology Conference.

HPE Confirms Discover Conference Still On, Cancels ‘Most’ Events Through April
Partners are applauding Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s decision to hold its June Discover Las Vegas conference as planned, but the company has canceled or postponed a number of April events due to coronavirus concerns.